Agency News: White House


New OPM programs smooth the passage to federal careers

An initiative under Obama's hiring reform makes it easier for students to pursue a government career.

Expert: New travel, conference limits may threaten transparency

Unintended side effects of efforts to rein in careless spending could affect other administration priorities.

VanRoekel: Agency culture to blame for resistance to tech adoption

Government leaders need to realize technology is their friend, a strategic asset, says the federal CIO.

Alan Balutis

And the winner of the 2012 presidential election is ...

A professor's algorithm sidesteps the hoopla to reveal the winner of the upcoming presidential election, writes columnist Alan Balutis.

President continues push for regulatory reviews

New executive order requires agencies to issue reports on outdated regulations twice a year.

Collins presses OFPP nom on politics in contracting

Sen. Susan Collins is concerend about OFPP nominee's stance on a hypothetical order requiring companies to disclose political contributions in bids.

OFPP nominee reveals priorities

Joe Jordan, nominated to lead the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, could get Senate governmental affairs committee approval next week.

Mythbusting: OFPP tackles industry's contracting misconceptions

Officials emphasized feedback early in the acquisition process and taking advantage of industry days as agencies maximize scarces resources.

Agencies get direction on implementing standardized enterprise architecture

New guidance gives agency heads steps to standardize the development and use of architectures.

Long-awaited digital roadmap almost ready to debut

Forthcoming strategy will give citizens better access to government data and enhance service delivery for agencies.

Data.gov launches developer community

Developer.data.gov is the latest in a growing list of communities designed to make practical use of the government's datasets.

USAJobs.gov user satisfaction hasn't recovered from last year's nosedive

After the debut of the new iteration of USAJobs fizzled, user satisifaction dropped and has still not recovered.

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